Cabaret singer night at California Clipper!
I've been getting my foody on and cooking with new ingredients a
lot lately. I've been making a lot of pie as well.
There's a restaraunt in Joliet that looks like an abandoned takeout
window on the outside and a church basement on the inside. It
features the seafood of the Nayarit Tribe of Jalisco. It serves a
giant medevil stone cauldron of 8 kinds of seafood in a broth that
clears your sinuses. It also has the most amazing platters of
There's also a Polish deli/ donut shop / bar that is the home of
two old men both named Stanley whose mission is to have a place for
people to go "that is nothing like a factory." The place is their
home and they invite you.
Unrepentant ridiculous record nerd. Imagine Adam Ant
and Otis Redding
get in a fight on
Broad Street and burn down the Mummer
viewing stands. Can't picture it?
I'll make you a cd.
Steinbeck and Galeano and that type of stuff. Food with unusual
I've been trying to read all the Pullitzer prizes for fiction. I've
also thought about trying to read the whole canon.
I love the Weetzie Bat books by Francesca Block ever since I read
them at 15. I've been trying to get every roommate I've ever had to
I've been getting into reading the Robert Caro
biographies of powerful
When it comes to books, though, my eyes are bigger than my stomach.
I often get home from a long day and just want to watch tv and read
I like good and unusual food. It doesn't have to be expensive. I'm
willing to pay more for good food but not if it's expensive for the
sake of being expensive. I like the farmers markets and ethnic
groceries and Brazilian gaucho barbecue.
I'm on a quest to try the dumplings of every culture.
Oh, and I've started reading comic books
again. I'm especially
obsessed with Love and Rockets. And Hellblazer which has been going
since I was a kid.
In the last few years, I've been watching sci-fi with themes of
interrupted intimacy . I'm talking about Pushing Daisies
and the newer
love it if somebody could help me get into the classic Doctor Who
which I haven't clicked with.